1. Liverpool fans were forced to remember that Luis Suarez couldn’t always singlehandedly dig them out of a hole before he had Daniel Sturridge to help out.
2. Defeat at Upton Park proved to be a Hammer blow for Martin Jol’s Fulham career. Defeat at Sam Allardyce’s striker-less West Ham was clearly the final straw as far as Shahid Khan was concerned.
3. Tony Pulis’ six months off were not spent plotting a new wardrobe: the baseball cap it back at Crystal Palace. read more »
1. Arsenal five points clear by the start of November – you’d have got great odds on that after the opening day defeat to Aston Villa.
2. The SAS partnership might need to go for counselling. Daniel Sturridge was theatrical in demonstrating just how disappointed he was with Luis Suarez during the defeat to Arsenal.
3. John Ruddy’s Joe Hart Halloween costume was unbelievably realistic. read more »
1. The loan system strikes again! Fabio Borini managed exactly what his Liverpool team-mates couldn’t do last week by beating Newcastle.
2. Despite the derby win and a jump to a whopping four points, we would advise Sunderland fans to ensure a period of reflection before getting any Gus Poyet or Fabio Borini tattoos.
3. Joe Hart has reached a new low: the Manchester City goalkeeper managed to out-blunder Fernando Torres. read more »
1. When a goalkeeper is bouncing the ball it is still in his possession. We can now all conclude that is factually correct. Even those of us that didn’t know before this weekend, right Anthony Taylor?
2. Jose Mourinho is a more passionate supporter than the average Chelsea fan.
3. Arsene Wenger should have retired on the spot after Jack Wilshere’s opening goal against Norwich: you have completed Arsenal. read more »
1. Yes, it was a bit tense in places but that was a must-win game in which England actually played well. Almost unheard of.
2. Whipping off Wayne Rooney’s headband creates a goalscoring rush of blood to his head.
3. We love Andros Townsend. It’s like having a Theo Walcott or Aaron Lennon that can cross and shoot. read more »